Andy Philpot

Andy Philpot Welcome to the website of Andy Philpot - retired Kamloops Fire Rescue’s Assistant Fire Chief, who seeks your vote in the upcoming civic election in Kamloops, BC.

After 30 years with Kamloops Fire Rescue, Andy continues to exemplify his commitment to local and global community efforts. In addition to seeking a position on City Council, he maintains his position as volunteer Division Superintendant of the St John Ambulance Brigade and as an active member with Operation Nicaragua.

Throughout his life, Andy has demonstrated his passion, dedication and commitment to Kamloops through a wide variety of volunteer efforts and initiatives. A seat on city council will allow Andy to take on an endeavour that will ensure members of the Kamloops community always have a voice.

Please have a look at Andy’s biography, platform, photo gallery, and contact information.

11 October 2014 ~ 1 Comment

Welcome to my site

Details about my platform will be posted during the campaign

04 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Info on Council Candidates

Where can I find Info on the Council Candidates? Many people are asking where to find information on the various council candidates, there are many sources available but not limited to the following lists: Kamloops This Week will be publishing a pull out section in their November 11 paper KCBIA lists the answers to 5 […]

02 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Council Pay Raises

When the council tasked a committee to review and come back with their recommendations on council remuneration rates, this committee asked for input from the community to assist in making their decision. Here is part of my submission to that committee. The last time that our city council remuneration rates were reviewed, they were positioned […]

02 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

City Transit

Transit has been a topic that has been brought up several times during this campaign. The complaint right now is that riders either can’t get to where they need to go in a timely manner or to the transfer stop before the other bus leaves and that the buses don’t run late enough to get […]

02 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Ajax Mine

Since I also ran for city council 3 years ago, my position on the Ajax Mine has not changed. Yes, I would have liked to have seen a full federal panel review but that is highly unlikely now especially with the changes to the federal process. Before I can make an informed decision, we must […]

21 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Not going to be here on Nov 15th?

Advance Voting If you know that you will not be able to vote on November 15, 2014 you may vote on November 5, 6, or 12, 2014 at Heritage House, 100 Lorne Street from 8 am to 8 pm. Voting by Mail Mail in ballot voting is only available to those electors who have a […]

15 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

What ID do I need to vote:

To vote in the civic election in Kamloops on November 15, 2014, all you have to do is go to the voting location in your area on Election Day, between 8 am and 8 pm and present two pieces of Identification, at least one with your signature and one with your address, to the registration clerk […]

15 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Election Signs

If you would like one of my election signs please contact me by e-mail with your address and I will be happy to drop one off. Many thanks for your support, Andy

15 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

5 Reasons not to run City Council

This article was published in the Red Deer Advocate, September 25, 2013.  Ever wonder what motivates a person to run for municipal council? In many Alberta communities this year, there are high numbers of candidates for council, as well as many mayoral hopefuls. But it seems that with every election, I repeatedly hear the same […]

11 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Where can I vote?

Listed are the Polling Stations open on Saturday, November 15th. 2014                 Polls will be open from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm Heritage House 100 Lorne Street NorKam Secondary School 730 – 12th Street Lloyd George Elementary School 830 Pine Street Arthur Hatton Elementary School 315 Chestnut Avenue Parkcrest Elementary School 2170 Parkcrest Avenue McArthur Island Sports & Events […]